Tahira Dosani is the Managing Director of Accion Venture Lab, a seed-stage venture capital impact
investing fund focused on inclusive fintech. Venture Lab provides capital and support to early-stage
startups that leverage technology to improve the access, quality, and affordability of financial services for
underserved consumers globally. Tahira works with the fund’s portfolio companies to provide strategic
and operational expertise that accelerates their growth trajectories and enables stronger performance.
Additionally, she supports investment decisions, manages portfolio relationships, and drives the strategy
and growth of Venture Lab.
Tahira previously led strategic projects at LeapFrog Investments, an emerging market private equity
impact fund focused on financial services. Prior to that, she worked as Director of Strategy at the Aga
Khan Fund for Economic Development. Based in Dubai, she drove strategic initiatives for portfolio
companies and led new investments in telecoms, technology, and infrastructure in South and Central
Asia. She also worked at Roshan, Afghanistan’s leading telecommunications operator, where she was
Head of Corporate Strategy and helped launch the country’s first mobile money platform. Tahira began
her career as a management consultant with Bain & Company in Boston.
Tahira holds an MBA from INSEAD and BAs in International Relations, Computer Science, and Education
from Brown University.